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Hiring and training new employees can be expensive! In this episode of the Business Review, executive headhunter David Perry shares the best way to keep employees happy.


FINDING, TRAINING AND DEVELOPING NEW TALENT CAN BE EXPENSIVE AND TIME-CONSUMING. BUT ONE OF THE EASIEST METHODS TO MAXIMIZE PROFIT MARGINS

Reynaldo Leanos Jr.

Hidalgo County residents want the federal government to make repairs right away.


John Magera / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Attwater’s prairie chicken and the whooping crane have had a tough time hanging on in southeast Texas. But there’s reason for optimism.


Julia Reihs/KUT

“[The] thing that you really see in this is the continuing divisions and just how differently different parties see the world.”

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David and Art - "A Painting President"

May 3, 2021

A former President picks up a paintbrush to say something about current policy.

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"Mother's Advice" by Georgia's Taylor Brothers is a gently rocking country gospel jewel.

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Join host Kennedy Sam as she talks with CW Executive Director Fiona Bond about the state of the arts scene in Waco and the upcoming Wacotown Chalk + Walk. She also has a conversation with City Center Waco's Director of Communications Wendy Gragg. Wendy talks about the growth of Downtown Waco, and her admiration of the small businesses that take up space there.

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Baylor Connections - Ken Buckley

Apr 30, 2021

Baylor University’s Career Center helps students navigate each step of the career journey. Amidst the challenges of COVID-19, Baylor’s placement rate enjoyed growth in the last year, reflecting the hard work of students and staff in the face of strong job market headwinds. In this Baylor Connections, Ken Buckley, assistant vice provost in the Baylor University Career Center, analyzes that growth and shares how the Career Center provides tailored support for the individual student.


I’m Jim McKeown, welcome to Likely Stories, a weekly review of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

One of my earliest discoveries of British Women writers was Anita Brookner.  Her novels are mostly short—under 200 pages—and she had a knack for delicate and detailed portraits of her characters.  She wrote twenty novels including her 1988 Booker Prize novel Hotel du Lac.  This was the first of hers I read and my earliest Booker Prize novel.  Anita died in 2016, and I have decided to resurrect some of her finest novels beginning with The Debut.

  

Branding is everything. In this episode of the Business Review, New York ad agency chief Kristi Faulkner explains why businesses need to focus on their brand message from top to bottom.


WHETHER YOU’RE A NEW STARTUP, A SMALL BUSINESS OR A MULTI-NATIONAL CORPORATION, BRANDING IS EVERYTHING, SAYS KRISTI FAULKNER,

Gabriel C. Pérez/Texas Standard

“I can’t help but think of Gov. Abbott not investing money to try to get the count up and the count out, here in Texas.”


David and Art - "Mr. and Mrs. Mondale"

Apr 26, 2021

Remembering a former vice president of the United States calls to mind his wife as well, and what she did for the arts.


Sister Josephine James' slow and bluesy rendition of "God Can Make a Way" will give you shivers!

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The torch at Act Locally Waco has passed from founder Ashley Bean Thornton to new Prosper Waco head Ferrell Foster. The two sit down with host Kennedy Sam to discuss the organization's roots and its future.


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